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wayne freedman with a preview. >> put a tv news reporter in front of a mirror and watch what happens, especially if it's a convex mirror reflecting back in three dimensions. >> that is really weird. >> it also reflects sound? >> yes. the same place faces blow up optically, you can whisper into each other's head. so began our tour on pier 15 in san francisco. >> also on our tour we met michael brown irrigating a blackberry bush growing on a 330-year-old tree stump in the east wing. he likes the new place. >> a lot more space and an opportunity to try things on a larger scale. >> so you were cramped in the old place? >> i would say we outgrew that space maybe about ten years ago. >> it has three times the space than at the palace of fine arts. new exhibits, mixed with old, classics like the pendulum. once started in motion, no one has been able to stop it in 30 years. >> why won't it stop? >> because it has super bearings in there. friction-less bearings. so once you put any energy into it, it keeps going and going and going. >> the subtle attraction would be science, naturally, or may
'm wayne freedman on the bay bridge where if you dial one of these, driving one of those, they are looking for you and it's expensive. >> cheryl: michael finney is taking your questions on twitter and facebook. we'll answer thaem them a little later on. >> larry: our first live look at traffic, this is view of the san francisco sky way, downtown san francisco. it's customary crawl, oncoming traffic heading to the bay bridge and heading to east bay. a lot better for the folks right-hand side of the screen 101 south. >> larry: it is one of the most horrific injuries you'll see in sports. good news kevin ware was up on crutches and may be able to go to the atlanta with his teammates. we're not going to show you the injury. it's too graphic. this picture was posted on twitter and it shows him getting around on crutches less than 24 hours suffering the break in his leg. his visitors and the coach and coach's son. they held his jersey up to the trophy. ware got his chance to hold the trophy as well and coach talked to reporters outside the hospital. >> he is in good spirits. surgery went well. o
. but as wayne freedman learned, there are much more than movies at stake. it's a way of life. >> along river road in sonoma county you will begin reading about it for miles away. one sign leads to another and then one more atop this strange winkly score gated world war two military surface quonset hut that seems to have no place until you enter the darkness and your eyes adjust and your brain takes it all in. >> it's a rusted old campbell soup can on its side. >> even andy warhol would have liked it. >> this is 1995. the highest flood was right at the top of this line here. right up there. that's 1986. >> and maybe now you can appreciate the mixed emotions that retired firefighterrer don feels about that for sale sign sitting outside. >> you don't want to sell? >> i don't, but i can't figure out any other way to not to work, my wife and i, for twelve hours a day. >> it's been a form of multi-task on the smallest level. in the daytime they run a cafe in the back. >> how long have you guys been married? >> 35 years. >> you talk together all the time? >> no. [laughter] >> and if other folks aro
hanging out there. the site will triple the old exhebit space. >> abc 7 news wayne freedman got a look at the new digs and is live with more for us. hi, wayne. >> this is pier 15 here, impossible not to have a hands on a place as visual and as unassuming as this. >> san francisco new exploratorium they're all about balance. not only physical but also intellectual one. >> i think everybody has to rekindle their curiosity. >> tom rockwell is the director of exheb yits. here, new digs on pier 14. >> i would like to believe we brought about 400 exhibits with us. and have brought older exhibits. >> it's been a $300 million project. today, the press had a go at the place. maybe it's only natural there are moments when we forgot we're working. this large convex mirror but any tv reporter in front of a mirror he's likely to get distracted. but disoriented?. >> does that look like my hand going through you? >> here, it n.three, reflections look like holograms. a trick of physics. before taking possession of the mirror, pilots used to use to it train. >> don't drop it. believe me, be careful. >>
to land a job, the new casino going to open this year and abc 7 news wayne freedman explains it will soon be one of the biggest employers in the county its not so little casino. a project rising from fields and still raising tempers among some. >> a lot of neighbors are against it. we just gave up because we can't fight it anymore. >> it's raising hope many many in the unemployed. people like wendel white laid off from a job he held for 30 years. >> it's hard to get that one spot. have you to be the one they're looking for so just kind of take chances. >> the tribe used jobs as a selling point and expect tomorrow ploy 2,000 people. >> i feel like it would be a great opportunity to get into something new. >> the tribe making good on promise of jobs. >> the tribe worked hard to bring this to where sit today. i look forward to hiring 2000 people and putting them to work. >> they would prefer to hire tribal members and residents first but expect applicants from across california and other states. >> look looking for friendly people that understand hospitality if you've never worked in the bus
news reporter wayne freedman at san francisco international airport. they came home unharmed but felt scarred by the tragedy. >> just chaos there. and just everybody -- just everybody wanted to get out, get home. >> is your life different today? >> yes. you just never know. day-to-day. >> oim a cancer survivor. every day is a gift. it just reminded me, every day is a gift. >> most rubbers who spoke with wayne said they might race again next year. >> there are extra police patrols outside san francisco city hall today but not just because of yesterday's bombing. that was part of it. officers with bomb-sniffing dogs checking cans and cars for anything sus spishus, this security was also for an israeli flag raising later tt day to celebrate israel's 65th birthday that. was cancelled when the president ordered flags flown at half staff. city crews quickly lowered flags around civic center plaza. >> something else to think b security for san francisco biggest foot race is a growing concern tonight. organizers talked with mark math use who joins us from the starting point. mark? >> 30,000 r
another world series champ championship fans are pumped and wayne freedman is live tonight. nothing like opening day. >> there is nothing like opening day. their they're looking forward to the season but looking back at last year. home opening day if you're fortunate you know this drill. the traffic. the food. the long line at java house. you know costumes. >> i think they're ordered this from china. >> you know outrageousness it will be two years in july. >> you know big crowds, green grass. hope springing eternal. you've heard this before. >> everything is hopeful. and new. and everybody has a chance. >> the giants had a good chance too look back, then, up. they raised world series championship banner. waits a moment. that is an understatement. >> it was incredible. >> and now you're looking at the game that ended a while ago but these are fans and waiting for giants players to least parking lo. as every player does leave the parking lot he received a curtain call. they're going to be here for a while. >> those came out for the opener found parking hard to come by. the loss of parking
speaking with many of them today. wayne freedman has the coverage. >> we like to say every person has a story. but travelers arrived from san francisco international airport today only one story mattered in so many different versions. >> loud loom. >> two block as head. >> thought it's a cannon. >> people started to run one way. emts going another way. no one knew what is going on. >> you see snok smoke. you know there is chaos. >> there is no getting away from them. after flying across a continent. >> this is pretty emotional. an 8-year-old boy, they came out and watched and knowing that that could have been my family. >> san francisco international airport probably never looked better, baggage claim quiet. travel yefrs more patient. their memories of the day should have ended in triumph now changed. >> i don't know what to say. i don't know. just awful. so dark. and so horrible for someone to think of doing such a thing. it's just heart breaking. >> i'm scared. >> scared vulnerable. >> what is the first thing you do when you go snom. >> hug my kids. >> if you weren't in boston, mayb
-raiser. tomorrow all to save a real life picture show. wayne freedman learned, there are much more than movies at ache stake. >> along river road in sonoma county, you will read about it miles away. one sign leads to another and one more atop this world war ii military surplus quan za hut that seems to have no rightful place around here. your eyes adjust and brain takes it all in. >> it's just an old soup can laying on the side. >> look at the walls and keep looking. it's the story of movies and california and this community. >> this is 1995, the highest flood was right at the top of this line here. right up there, that is 1986. >> and maybe now you can appreciate the mixed emotions of retired firefighter feels about that for sale sign sitting outside. >> you don't want to sell. >> i don't, but i can't figure out any way to not to work for 12 hours a day. >> it's been a form of multitask go. in the daytime, dawn and his wife run a cafe in back. >> how long have you been married? >> 35 years. >> do you talk together all the time? >> no. [ laughter ] >> and you can't help the long faces once in
reporter wayne freedman learned, there is much more than the movies at stake. it's a way of life. >> along river road in sonoma county you will begin reading about it for miles away. one sign leads to another and then one more atop this strange, wrinkly corrugated world war ii military surface quonset hut that seems to have no place until you enter the darkness and your eyes adjust and your brain takes it all in. >> they think it's a rusted old campbell soup can on its side. >> even andy warhol would have liked it. >> this is 1995. the highest flood was right at the top of this line here. right up there. that's 1986. >> and maybe now you can appreciate the mixed emotions that retired firefighter don shephard feels about that for sale sign sitting outside. >> you don't want to sell? >> i don't, but i can't figure out any other way to not to work, my wife and i, for twelve hours a day. >> it's been a form of multi-task on the smallest town level. in the daytime they run a cafe in the back. >> how long have you guys been married? >> 35 years. >> you talk together all the time? >> no. [laughte
. baseball is back tonight. >> and wayne freedman begin was the ballpark. wayne? >> four teams into a 162 game season. if you believe that, you've never seen opening day at at and t park. you've been there and lived it. in this sea, baseball is back. begin with a burger. >> how many will you sell today some. >> a lot it took bribery. >> i think they're ordering this from china. >> bring lots of money, too. did we mention how san francisco's metered parking around the stadium now tops out at $7 an hour? >> is that is too much per hour, minimum wage is only $8 an hour, right sf. >> yes. parking is bear. pier 30-32 used to be a place to park now warriors putting they're rena there. all is bad news for the people in this car. >> we ran out of gas. >> you ran out of gas? >> as a good wife i'll say i ran out of gas. >> on this day, the one when hope springs eternal. >> we wanted to make the world go around, here. >> for keith, a guy most of us never meet. >> he's here. >> a guy who has in the missed a game in four years but might see every third pitch. >> i was here when matt cane had a perfect
arts needed an earthquake retro work. $300 million in san francisco, pier 15, wayne freedman abc 7 news. >> thank you. it is world class. and this weekend you can get an extended preview when abc 7 presents a look at san francisco's newest treasure, you can see it sunday at 6:30. >> a richmond man is celebrate whaeg calls his greatest accomplishment. today, the 36-year-old became a u.s. citizen. he says this is his proudest moment. he says he is excited for the future. >> i should go to climb again being a american citizen. i will do that anyway. it's in my blood. >> he hopes to use a climbing background to open a travel business here bringing mountain climbers to the him layas. >> looks like more debris from japan tsunami wash add shore on this side of the pacific. a 20 foot boat discovered on a beach near crescent city over the weekend. researchers who provided these pictures have examined the boat and say the barn cells have been growing for a year and have traced writing on the boat to a high school in the tsunami zone. >> a baby seal rescued today from the wetlands of palo alto, di
trying to do since being mayor of oakland. the project is just off jack london scare. wayne freedman is live with reaction. >> brooklyn basin. we're south of jack london square. there it is. that is by the port of oakland. it's the type of project with investors prefer. imagine 200,000 square foot of retail space. the signature group managed to get the project approved but that is before the markets went south. now, the developer has a major commitment from investors to help fund the project. you might wonder why it took foreign money to get this done. jean kwan seemed frustrated with american lenders. >> the country needs the housing. and they need the housing and i'm thankful for the chinese investment. >> spoken diplomaticly. beyond this project oakland has a long list from a baseball stadium to an expansion at the airport. they're hoping to break ground next spring and have it finished in maybe six, seven, or eight years. >> wayne, thank you very much. >> still to come here tonight a 12-year-old boy honored for his here yolk yoeics. >> tonight how free market forces may have a bi
to go to that school to be a dealer. wayne freedman abc 7 news. >> abc 7 news is teeming up for a hire event tomorrow and they're looking to fill 300 jobs from engineering to retail and education. >> in washington temperatures rose on a hearing on immigration reform and criticize add tempts to delay action on immigration bill. >> i say that those pointing to what happened, the terrible tragedy in boston as a -- i would say, excuse for not doing a bill or delaying it many months per year. >> i never satisfied sedz that. >> i didn't say did you. >> i didn't say you did, sir. >> i didn't say that. >> i last week says the boston bombings raised gaps. and the white house announced the president and first lady who live in texas and the devastated community of west. there are signs of recovery after the explosion, school back in session for the first time and the explosion leveled homes and businesses 14 people were killed and 11 emergency responders and 200 others were injured. >> an oregon man accused of using his infant son as an human shield over the weekend. police tried to arrest him on
, the new casino going to open this year and abc 7 news wayne freedman explains it will soon be one of the biggest employers in the county its not so little casino. a project rising from fields and still raising tempers among some. >> a lot of neighbors are against it. we just gave up because we can't fight it anymore. >> it's raising hope many many in the unemployed. people like wendel white laid off from a job he held for 30 years. >> it's hard to get that one spot. have you to be the one they're looking for so just kind of take chances. >> the tribe used jobs as a selling point and expect tomorrow ploy 2,000 people. >> i feel like it would be a great opportunity to get into something new. >> the tribe making good on promise of jobs. >> the tribe worked hard to bring this to where sit today. i look forward to hiring 2000 people and putting them to work. >> they would prefer to hire tribal members and residents first but expect applicants from across california and other states. >> look looking for friendly people that understand hospitality if you've never worked in the business b
show. but as abc 7 news reporter wayne freedman learned there are more than just movies at stake here. along river road you'll begin reading about it from miles away. one sign leads to another z then, one more atop this strange world war ii hut that could seem to have no rightful place around here until you enter darkness. >> they think it's just old campbell's soup can. >> a soup can andy warhol would have liked. it's a story of movies and california this, community. >> this is 1995. highest at the top of the line here and that is 1986. >> maybe now, you can appreciate the mix don shatner feels about the signs outside. >> you don't want to sell? >> i don't. i can't figure out how not to work my wife and i for 12 hours per day its been a form of multi tasking on the smallest town level. daytime they run a catch yeah in the back. >> how long have you been married?. >> 35 years. >> so you're together all the time? >> no. >> if others can't help long faces once in a while it's because the root of the problems begin 15 steps up on the second floor. welcome to the engine room of the operat
. but as abc 7 news reporter wayne freedman learned there are more than just movies at stake here. along river road you'll begin reading about it from miles away. one sign leads to another z then, one more atop this strange world war ii hut that could seem to have no rightful place around here until you enter darkness. >> they think it's just old campbell's soup can. >> a soup can andy warhol would have liked. it's a story of movies and california this, community. >> this is 1995. highest at the top of the line here and that is 1986. >> maybe now, you can appreciate the mix don shatner feels about the signs outside. >> you don't want to sell? >> i don't. i can't figure out how not to work my wife and i for 12 hours per day its been a form of multi tasking on the smallest town level. daytime they run a catch yeah in the back. >> how long have you been married?. >> 35 years. >> so you're together all the time? >> no. >> if others can't help long faces once in a while it's because the root of the problems begin 15 steps up on the second floor. welcome to the engine room of the operation. >> this
on the embarcadero. it opens wednesday. here's reporter wayne freedman with a preview. >> put a steve news reporter in front of a mirror and watch what happens, especially if it's a convex mirror reflecting back in three dimensions. >> that is really weird. >> it also reflects sound? >> yes. the same place faces blow up opt particularly, you can whisper into each other's head. >> so against our tour. we met michael brown irrigating a blackberry bush growing on a 330-year-old tree stum in the east wing. he likes the new place. >> a lot more space and an opportunity to try things on a larger scale. >> so you were cramped in the old space? >> we outgrew that place probably about ten years ago. >> it has three times the space than at the palace of fine arts. old things mixed with new. what started in motion, no one has been able to stop it in 30 years. >> why won't it stop? >> because it has super bearings in there. so once you put any energy into it, it keeps going and going and going. >> the subtle attraction would be science, naturally, or maybe we should say natural science. the goal? to open peopl
's at pier 15 on the embarcadero. it opens wednesday. here's reporter wayne freedman with a preview. >> put a tv news reporter in front of a mirror and watch what happens, especially if it's a convex mirror reflecting back in three dimensions. >> that is really weird. >> it also reflects sound? >> yes. the same place faces blow up opt optically, you can whisper into each other's head. >> so against our tour. we met michael brown irrigating a blackberry bush growing on a 330-year-old tree stump in the east wing. he likes the new place. >> a lot more space and an opportunity to try things on a larger scale. >> so you were cramped in the old space? >> we outgrew that place probably about ten years ago. >> it has three times the space than at the palace of fine arts. new exhibits, mixed with old, classics like the pendulum. once started in motion, no one has been able to stop it in 30 years. >> why won't it stop? >> because it has super bearings in there. friction-less bearings. so once you put any energy into it, it keeps going and going and going. >> the subtle attraction would be science, na
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